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Ixiaro Side Effects

Generic Name: japanese enceph vacc sa14-14-2, inactivated

Note: This document contains side effect information about japanese enceph vacc sa14-14-2, inactivated. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Ixiaro.

For the Consumer

Applies to japanese enceph vacc sa14-14-2, inactivated: parenteral suspension for im use

Side effects include:

Infants and children 2 months through 11 years of age: Fever, irritability, flu-like symptoms, diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite, rash, injection site reactions (pain, tenderness, erythema).

Adults and adolescents ≥12 years of age: Headache, myalgia, fatigue, influenza-like illness, nausea, injection site reactions (pain, tenderness, erythema, induration).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to japanese enceph vacc sa14-14-2, inactivated: intramuscular suspension

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.[Ref]


Musculoskeletal side effects have included myalgia and back pain.[Ref]


Local side effects have included pain, tenderness, pruritus, erythema, induration, and edema.[Ref]


Respiratory side effects have included nasopharyngitis, rhinitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngolaryngeal pain, and cough.[Ref]


Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.[Ref]


General side effects have included fatigue, influenza-like illness, and pyrexia.[Ref]


Dermatologic side effects have included rash.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Ixiaro (Japanese encephalitis virus vaccine SA14-14-2)." Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, NJ.

Some side effects of Ixiaro may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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